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"Comparative Perspectives on Social Indicators" 13th Spanish Congress of Sociology (Valencia, Spain, 3–6 July 2019).

27 Feb 2019 11:14 PM | Jill Johnson (Administrator)

The RC55, the Research Committee  on Social Indicators of the International Sociological Association, is organizing its next mid-term conference on “Comparative Perspectives on Social Indicators” in the context of 13th Spanish Congress of Sociology (Valencia, Spain, 3–6 July 2019). 


In the context of 13th Spanish Congress of Sociology (Valencia, Spain, 3–6 July 2019)

RC55 Research Committee on Social Indicators

invitation to participate in the 2019 Mid-term Conference

“Comparative Perspectives on Social Indicators”

Call for abstracts

Grupo de Trabajo 43 (Work Group 43) ISA Research Committee 55: Social Indicators

From 3 to 6 July 2019 the 13th Spanish Sociology Conference, with the theme: Societies at the crossroads, the commitments of sociology, will be held in Valencia, Spain. The Spanish Federation of Sociology will organise the conference with the assistance of the Universidad de Valencia and the Asociación Valenciana de Sociología.

The RC55 Research Committee on Social Indicators of the International Sociological Association is pleased to invite authors to submit abstracts for oral presentations that address comparative research in the study of social reality, focusing on the construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries (including comparisons among regions or cities). Contributions can be of theoretical nature, applied studies or methodological reflections (either in a quantitative, qualitative or mixed perspective), but with a clear comparative focus (i.e. measurement and study of same phenomena in different countries). Thematically, contributions to all social indicators domains are welcome, like, for instance, social inequality, consumption, wellbeing, etc.

We expect to received contributions in some of these topics:

  • Construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries: theoretical approach.
  • Construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries: methodological reflections.
  • Construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries: empirical evidence in quantitative approach.
  • Construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries: empirical evidence in qualitative approach.
  • Construction and use of social indicators in comparative research among countries: empirical evidence in mix-methods approach.

A publishing opportunity for participants at Special Issue on Social Indicators Research A selection of contribution will be invited after the conference to submit a full version (on September) of their contribution for possible publication in a forthcoming Special Issue of Social Indicators Research Journal.

Abstract submissions Deadline: December 31th, 2018. Extended to March 15th, 2019 for GT 43 group - ISA RC 55 group- Confirmation of acceptance: April 11th, 2019

Length of abstracts: maximum of 250 words.

Registration: Opening: 08 March 2019 Early registration period: 26 April 2019 All accepted abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings if the registration fee was paid up to 07 May 2019. Conference proceedings publication: 22 May 2019

Coordinator Task Group: Sandra Fachelli (Pablo de Olavide University - University Autonomous of Barcelona)

Task Group Members: Christian Suter (Université de Neuchâtel), Joonmo Son (National University of Singapore), Jeroen Boelhouwer (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research), Enrico Di Bella (University of Genoa), Pedro Lopez-Roldán (University Autonomous of Barcelona) and Eduardo Bericat (Universidad de Sevilla).

Send abstract to: sandra.fachelli@gmail.com

Follow this recommendation: Subject: GT 43 ISA Research Committee 55: Social Indicators Body of message: Title of Proposal: Contribution Topic: Abstract: Name and Surname Author 1. Filiation Author 1. Author e-mail. Name and Surname Author 2. Filiation Author 2. Author e-mail. Name and Surname Author 3. Filiation Author 3. Author e-mail. Identify author of contact.

Practical information • Conference website http://www.congresofes.com/index.cfm?id_idioma=EN • GT43 ISA Research Committee 55: Social Indicators: http://www.congresofes.com/gt-43-isaresearch-committee-55-social-indicators_798741332_69519.html • Accommodation coming soon in: http://www.congresofes.com/alojamiento_798741576_67893.html

FES_GT43 General Call.pdf

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